Eddie George and Clarence McKinney are on board with a “Battle of the Real TSU”

The HBCU football landscape has long been rife with highly anticipated matchups that carry intrigue and historical significance. Tennessee State head Coach Eddie George thinks there is room for one more in that pantheon of great HBCU matchups. hen asked on a recent Ohio Valley Conference football media call if he was open to facing Texas Southern in a “Battle of TSU” Coach George had this to say: Absolutely. I, I think we’ve talked about that. It’s just a matter of us figuring out what makes sense for both schools…

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Tennessee State’s James Thorpe enters transfer portal

Running back James Thorpe has entered the transfer portal. The freshman running back out of Atlanta, Georgia appeared in three games this season, but with Devon Starling and Jalen Rouse seemingly firmly established as the top backs on the team, Thorpe may have decided to seek other pastures that may afford him more opportunities.

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Tennessee State TE Benjamin Johnson enters transfer portal

Tennessee State tight end Benjamin Johnson has entered the transfer portal. The graduate student has been a part of the program since 2019; this season he appeared in 10 games for the Tigers, recording 2 receptions for 47 yards and a touchdown.

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TSU’s Kaleb Mosley named OVC Specialist of the Week

Tennessee State kicker/punter Kaleb Mosley was named Ohio Valley Conference Specialist of the Week for his performance against Texas A&M Commerce. Saturday the senior kicker out of Montgomery, Alabama scored 10 points against the Tigers season-ending victory against the Lions. Mosley was perfect on his field goal attempts, connecting on kicks of 47, 36, and 25 yards and converted 1 out of 2 of his PATs, one was blocked. In his punter duties, Mosley averaged 38.9 yards per kick, with a long of 55-yards and 1 downed inside the 20-yard…

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Tennessee State’s Darius Harper named OVC Defensive Player of the Week

Tennessee State defensive back Darius Harper was named Ohio Valley Conference Defensive Player of the Week. The senior had his fingerprints all over the Tigers’ 22-14 win over Texas A&M Commerce. What he accomplished in just the first half alone, would have been enough to garner Harper the weekly DPOY honours. Harper had an interception on the first play from scrimmage, which he returned 28 yards for a touchdown. His 20-yard run after a fumble recovery in the second quarter positioned the TSU offense for a subsequent touchdown. His second…

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Takeaways power Tennessee State to 22-14 season-ending win over Texas A&M Commerce

22  TSU 14 AMC Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F TSU 7 12 3 0 22 AMC 7 0 7 0 14 Although the 2022 campaign did not turn out as they hoped, coach Eddie George and the Tennessee State Tigers were able to close the season out on a positive note with a 22-14 over the Lions of Texas A&M Commerce. Translating defense into offense was the theme of the afternoon, with the unit forcing 3 turnovers, which were turned into 16 points. The Tennessee State offense was unremarkable…

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Tennessee State looks to end season on winning note

Saturday Eddie George and the Tigers of Tennessee State University seek to end this uneven season with a win when they face Texas A&M Commerce. The Lions come in to the matchup coming off a tough 12-10 loss in a defensive struggle against Nichols State. Commerce scored 10 points in the first quarter and was shut out the rest of the game. The Lions defense only gave up 10 points, which came in the second and third quarters respectively, but it was ultimately a safety that came from a sack…

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Tennessee State drops third straight, falls to,UT Martin 20-3

20  UTM 3 TSU Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F UTM 14 0 0 6 20 TSU 0 3 0 0 3 The Tigers of Tennessee State (3-7, 2-3) dropped their third consecutive contest, falling 20-3 to UT Martin in the final home game of the season. For the third consecutive ballgame, Tennessee State was stricken with advanced-stage offensive ineptitude, as the Tigers were only able to generate 235 yards of total offense, and only 74 rushing yards, marking the second time in the last three games Tennessee State has…

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Can Tennessee State stay in the OVC hunt?

Saturday the Sgt. York Trophy will be on the line when the Tigers of Tennessee State take on the reigning, defending OVC Champions UT Martin. The trophy, named after WWI here Alvin C. York goes to the winner of the season football series between the three football-participating schools in the Ohio Valley Conference- Tennessee State, Tennessee Tech and UT Martin. The Skyhawks are currently perched atop the Ohio Valley Conference at 3-0 and return to conference play after a three game stretch of non-conference games- a 65-24 thrashing at the…

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SEMO lays serious 42-0 donkey-kicking on Tennessee State

42  Southeast Mo. St. 7-2 , 3-0 0 Tennessee St. 3-6 , 2-2 Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F Southeast Mo. St. 7 14 7 14 42 Tennessee St. 0 0 0 0 0 This was thought of a potential matchup that would help establish the hierarchy in the Ohio Valley Conference and in a manner of speaking it was. However instead of closely contested matchup it was 60 minutes of domination that only ended when the clock mercifully ticked down to zeros as Southeast Missouri put the boots to Tennessee State…

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